In advance of Comey's testimony, Republicans refuse to appear on Morning Joe to defend Trump

In advance of Comey's testimony, Republicans refuse to appear on Morning Joe to defend Trump

Joe Scarborough: “We had requests for every Republican on the [Senate] Intel Committee, and we were told by many of them they did not want to come on the show and defend Donald Trump”

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From the June 8 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe:

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JOE SCARBOROUGH (CO-HOST): By the way, kids, for the kids at home, we had requests for every Republican on the [Senate] Intel Committee, and we were told by many of them they did not want to come on the show and defend Donald Trump before the [James Comey] hearing. So if you're wondering why we only have Democrats and Independents up there, it's because the Republicans did not want to come out. [Sen.] Susan Collins (R-ME) will come on tomorrow, though. But other Republicans laying low. They don't want to defend this guy.

Previously:

Things Are So Bad For Trump, Republicans Are Now Refusing To Talk To Fox News

After Comey Memo Broke, Republicans Refuse To Appear On CBS This Morning

CNN's Jeffrey Toobin on Comey’s opening statement about Trump: "If that isn't obstruction of justice, I don't know what is"

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The Presidency & White House
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MSNBC
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Joe Scarborough, Donald Trump, James Comey
Show/Publication
Morning Joe
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